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Biblia Sacra – 1250 – Numbers 14-16




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NUMBERS 14:28-16:14. “Murmuring / Tassels” and “Korah’s Rebellion”. Rare, V.LARGE mss. 11.75″ x 8.25″ handwritten and illuminated in Paris, France, c.1250-1275, on fine, creamy vellum. EXCELLENT+ condition. Full margins; three (3) scribal corrections, in boxes. Light handling. Two (2) colored initials in RED and BLUE w. scrolling flags the length of the page. Text includes the theologically profound event of Israel’s murmuring against God and Moses for their desert life, and the story of Korah’s Rebellion. A superior example of an unusually large Bible leaf, from the later 13th century. COA on premium “gold leaf” paper. Manuscript and COA set in a Larger museum-quality Bifold Portfolio, approx. 13.5″ x 10.5″. Note that the majority of manuscripts are of smaller size, about 6″ x 4″, and are found under the Trifold Portfolio Category.

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Bible / Date

Biblia Sacra / 1250-1350




11.75" x 8.25"